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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to, consisting of, or containing salt water: a saltwater solution.
  • adj. Inhabiting or occurring in seawater or salt water: saltwater fish; the saltwater crocodile.
  • adj. Done or used in salt water: saltwater fishing; saltwater lures.

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  • adj. of, relating to, containing, inhabiting, or used in salt water
  • n. salt water; brine

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water containing salts

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